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Basketmaking:South Jersey Berry Baskets

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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 11:00am 02/27/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Basketmaking:South Jersey Berry Baskets

When you think of New Jersey you think of Blueberries and Strawberries and this berry basket was used for both. Come and enjoy making these baskets as well as learning the history behind them.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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Walnut Street Home Invites You to Check out Their Spooktacular Halloween Display

October 19, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Each year during October a haunted house emerges among the homes lining Walnut Street in Bloomfield.  Resident Andrew Alsheskie makes sure that each year is a little spookier than the year before.

"This year's Halloween display is our most  challenging to make it family friendly and safe for those willing to endure a scare or two. Each animated ...

Next Bloomfield Shredding Event to Take Place Saturday, November 7

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township will be holding another free shredding event for residents on Saturday, November 7 at Pulaski Park. Pulaski Park is located at 24 Mt. Vernon Ave. and the event will take place between 9:00am and 12:00pm rain or shine. 

“Every year, we try to hold as many events that we can that are both useful and of value to residents,” said Mayor Venezia.

Essex County Coronavirus Testing Sites, Oct. 23-30

October 22, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The upcoming schedule of coronavirus testing sites sponsored by Essex County has been released. The tests are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or call 973-877-8456.

Upcoming testing locations are as follows:

Friday, October 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Essex County ...

Essex County Coronavirus Testing Sites, Oct. 16-23

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County announced the upcoming schedule of its coronavirus testing sites. The tests are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or call 973-877-8456.

Upcoming testing locations are as follows:

Friday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Essex County Weequahic Park, ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

October 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Conversations with the Candidates: Bloomfield Township Board of Education Elections 2020

October 14, 2020

If you get out and about at all in our Town, you are bound to run into Tom Heaney. He's at many of our Special Needs Parents Group Meetings, many school functions & numerous fundraisers. He greets you with his huge grin, enormous handshake and warm, genuine heart. He's a current Board of Ed Member & running for re-election. Tom Heaney has always been responsive to ...

NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police: Think Twice Before Voting for Legalized Pot

Later this year, NJ voters will be asked to cast their vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in our state for people 21 and older. This is a significant issue that most assuredly will impact public safety and quality of life issues for the residents of our New Jersey communities, as well as for the millions of visitors that we welcome to our state each ...

Jersey City Restaurant Adapts with Online Ordering and Delivery Service During Pandemic

October 22, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Lizeth Morales, Owner of El Gordo Restaurant in Jersey City, to learn about her experiences navigating the pandemic as a small business owner. Morales and El Gordo participated in an upcoming episode of TAPintoTV's original series HomeGrown, filmed just before the COVID-19 outbreak. 

El Gordo, which serves Peruvian cuisine, ...

Voice-Over Artist and Event Announcer George Alan Ruth Describes His Career Behind The Microphone

George Alan Ruth, who is the voice behind the TAPintoTV promos, recently joined Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, at East Main Media Studios for a conversation on his long-spanning career as an announcer and voice-over artist. 

Ruth, who grew up in New Jersey, was the inaugural announcer for the New Jersey Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium beginning in 1998. For Ruth, that ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 22, 2020

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – Let’s get the party started! That’s the message from county election officials, who will begin on Saturday to open and tally ballots they received early. A new law allows the counting to begin 10 days before the election, prompting more coffee runs to county offices. NJ.com reports there were six million ballots already issued to New Jersey voters. Nearly ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Wendi and Chris Manderioli of TAPinto Randolph

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of October 2020 is Wendi and Chris Manderioli, who own and operate TAPinto Randolph.  The wife/husband team have built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Randolph, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? What caused you to choose ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Obituaries

Sep 29, 1974 - May 11, 2020
Charles Edward Roberts III (Rob,) 45, of Glen Ridge, NJ, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2020 ...
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Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
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Jersey City Restaurant Adapts with Online Ordering and Delivery Service During Pandemic

October 22, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Lizeth Morales, Owner of El Gordo Restaurant in Jersey City, to learn about her experiences navigating the pandemic as a small business owner. Morales and El Gordo participated in an upcoming episode of TAPintoTV's original series HomeGrown, filmed just before the COVID-19 outbreak. 

El Gordo, which serves Peruvian cuisine, ...